r The Payson boys’ basketball team made an impressive run in this year’s 4A state basketball tournament.
A number 2 seed in its bracket, Payson defeated Hurricane soundly on February 22.
Payson advanced to the semi-finals for the first time in five years after a thrilling 76-74 victory against Green Canyon on February 28. Top scorers included Logan Sorensen with 21 points and Hayden Roundy and Samuel Mitchell with 16 points each. Kade Rowley scored the winning basket with just 4 seconds left.
Payson then fell to Sky View in a heartbreaking semi-final.